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What’s coming into force in April 2011?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2011

A number of employment law changes will be taking place in April 2011


Ensure final written warnings are issued fairly especially if you want to rely on them later
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2011

Most employers are aware of the need to tick all the relevant procedural boxes when it comes to taking a decision to dismiss - but how confident are you that your managers apply the same rigorous approach when issuing final written warnings?


No way back after premature dismissal letter
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • October 27 2011

In the vast majority of cases it should be obvious whether an employee has been dismissed or resigned


Dismissal of employee for working in second job while on sick leave was unfair. What?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2011

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an employer’s dismissal of an employee for working in a second job while on sick leave from the first was unfair


New National Minimum Wage rates from 1 October 2011
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2011

Following recommendations from the Low Pay Commission, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has announced the National Minimum Wage rates that will apply from 1 October 2011:The adult rate (for workers aged 21 and over) will increase by 15p from £5


Unfair dismissal qualifying period to increase from one to two years
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2011

The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, and the Chancellor, George Osborne, have today confirmed that the qualifying period for bringing an unfair dismissal claim will increase from one to two years


Territorial scope of discrimination legislation: impact of the Equality Act
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2010

There has been a spate of cases this year concerning the rights of overseas employees to bring claims in the Employment Tribunal: a reflection of the increasingly globalised nature of today's workforce


Redundancy during maternity leave: suitable available vacancies
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2010

Employees facing redundancy whilst on maternity leave are in a stronger position than their colleagues


Employment issues kick off in the World Cup
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2010

The 2010 World Cup taking place in South Africa from 11 June will delight football fans but may prove to be a headache for employers


Age discrimination and redundancy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • June 14 2010

Earlier this year the German Federal Employment Court ruled on the issue of age discrimination in respect of redundancies (Case 6 AZR 91108